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Lakeside Cafe'

9 Armitage Road, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
+27 33 345 0125
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (4 reviews)
“fish” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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9 Armitage Road, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The manager/owner is the challenge here. The waitrons are doing a good job, but when the manager sits in the one corner constantly barking orders to staff, it is not conducive to a quiet meal/drink. It would be great to see him involve himself in...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We have Christmas lunch and I ordered lamb shrank, it was well cooked tender juicy, the best. open sandwich as well variety and healthy.

Thank MandyN1
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite breakfast and lunch spots - overlooking the dam with grease and ducks and HUGE fish to entertain and catch the eye. The food is basic but good and the staff are very friendly. Seriously. The fish in the dam though... I'm...More

Thank Yadah K
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Had a sumptuous veggie and halumi stack on rye bread for breakfast. Definitely a meal well worth repeating for lunch or supper.

Thank ranjiv_nirghin
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This really is a lovely place to eat at. If you're after a good view of the lake you should sit outside. The menu has a good variety of meals available. I had a burger and chips which was a very generous portion. One shouldn't...More

Thank Voyager249
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We visit Lakeside Cafe regularly. Actually we usually drop our car at the Car wash close by and then amble across for a quiet, delicious lunch or tea, beside the lake. Despite the proximity to the motorway it is surprisingly tranquil with plenty of bird...More

Thank LindaH475
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Good is always good and just plain old tasty. You will never be disappointed here . One can choose to sit outside and elenjoy the added pleasure of the view of the lake with ducks swimming around or one can sit inside . It's a...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Top class. Service always been good, the food is very tasty and presented beautiful. They do cater for vegetarians which is a plus when that one family member comes with.

Thank Adolf V
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Lakeside was a lovely place to take our international guest. Lunch was delish and the desert even better.

Thank Deirdre D
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I feel this little Cafe has such potential. Management should be more attentive to detail.. I was having coffee and scones and yes it was closing time but there were two tables and next minute the staff start mopping the entire restaurant floor which was...More

Thank TylerB2432
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Armitage Road, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Pietermaritzburg
  • Phone Number: +27 33 345 0125
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